Here’s Where Vaccinated Americans Can Travel (Now & Soon)
Everyone’s newest interest: places where vaccinated Americans can travel. As border restrictions ease, more people get vaccinated, and travel options expand with news out of the EU, you want to know where you can go. In this article, we’ll look at where vaccinated Americans can travel both now and soon. We’ll note opening dates for destinations, plus what special perks you get with being vaccinated (ex: no quarantine). If there’s any special requirements for proof beyond just bringing your vaccine card, those are noted as well.
Updated September 22, 2021
Where Vaccinated Americans Can Travel
Beyond ‘you can come, but there’s a quarantine’, we are looking at places where entry is easier for those who have received a vaccination against COVID-19. That means something is simpler, whether it’s no testing on arrival, no quarantine, etc. What’s different for vaccinated travelers and necessary information are noted with the opening dates below.
To be clear: other places are open with “the same rules for everyone”. We are NOT covering those here. This is a list of where vaccinated Americans can travel and enter the country easier than people who are not vaccinated.
U.S. States & Territories
Skip quarantine requirements if you’re vaccinated. The final dose must have been at least 2 weeks prior to arrival.
Starting July 8, you can skip quarantine and testing requirements if you’re vaccinated. Our original post with more info is here.
Northern Mariana Islands
Skip testing and quarantine requirements on arrival if you’re vaccinated. You will still have to do a test on day 5, though. Info here.
As we mentioned previously, skip testing requirements if you’re vaccinated.
Note: American Samoa and U.S. Virgin Islands have the same rules for everyone.
Starting July 1, 2021, if you are eligible for a vaccine, you must get it. Otherwise, you can’t visit Anguilla. Bring proof of vaccine and guest tested on arrival. Unvaccinated visitors are not permitted. Info here.
Bring proof of vaccination at least 14 days old and you can skip testing / quarantine requirements. More information here.
As of June 24, 2021, vaccinated visitors can enter without quarantine or testing requirements.
If you upload proof of vaccination prior to travel, you can skip COVID testing on arrival. You must still get a Bahamas Travel Health Visa within five days of travel.
Vaccinated visitors will take a COVID test on arrival. Once the result comes back as negative, you will be released to go enjoy your visit. There is no quarantine for vaccinated people in this process. Info here.
If you can prove you got vaccinated more than 2 weeks ago, you’re set! Testing requirements are waived for vaccinated visitors. Those who have not received the vaccine (or not more than 2 weeks ago) need a PCR test within 4 days or a rapid test within 2 days of arrival. Everyone must use the Belize Health App.
No testing or quarantine for vaccinated visitors.
Quarantine requirements are waived for vaccinated travelers. However, even those with proof of vaccination must still take a test before arrival, apply for travel authorization, and take tests on days 4, 8, and 14 of their visit.
British Virgin Islands
If you’re vaccinated, you will take a COVID test before travel and on arrival. Once your result comes back negative, you won’t have to quarantine. Info here.
Skip quarantine if you are vaccinated. You must still complete paperwork in advance and come with a negative Covid test (rapid test not accepted). Read info about the process here.
If you’re vaccinated and have proof, you can skip testing requirements. You still need to fill out a health declaration. Information is here.
Vaccinated visitors are no longer required to purchase health insurance for their visit.
For those who are vaccinated, you can skip COVID testing requirements. For visitors from outside Europe, remember that tourism is only allowed with proof of a hotel booking, which must be paid in full in advance. Bookings on points may meet this requirement, but check to be sure. Info here.
The US is currently “orange” in the Cyprus color system. Fully vaccinated visitors can skip quarantine requirements but must bring a PCR test. Info here.
Czechia (formerly Czech Republic)
Vaccinated persons do not need to quarantine or do testing after arrival. You still need a PCR test before travel. Info here.
Skip quarantine and testing requirements if you’re vaccinated. You also don’t need to show a valid reason for travel. Info here.
Avoid a 5-day quarantine plus follow-up tests if you’re vaccinated. There are still tests before departure and on arrival, plus online paperwork. Info here.
Vaccinated travelers can skip testing requirements for Ecuador. There are no quarantine requirements for anyone. Info here.
Skip testing requirements if you’re vaccinated. Info here.
Skip testing and quarantine requirements, plus restrictions on movement, if you’re vaccinated. Info here.
Skip testing and quarantine requirements if you’re vaccinated.
Skip quarantine if you’re vaccinated. You will still need to fill out a pre-travel declaration. Info here.
French Polynia (including Tahiti)
If you’ve been in the US for the past 30 days and are vaccinated, there’s no quarantine. However, if you bring unvaccinated children, your family must quarantine for 10 days. Info here.
This small country between Russia, Turkey, and Iran waives testing requirements for vaccinated travelers. Those without the vaccine must take a test before arrival and on their 3rd day in the country. If you have proof of vaccination, you can skip both of those tests. Info here.
Vaccinated visitors to Germany can bypass quarantine requirements. Full information is here, including which vaccines they accept. You must submit proof and must bring your vaccine card–not just a photo on your phone.
Vaccinated visitors can skip testing requirements prior to arrival and skip quarantine on arrival. Info here.
Vaccinated travelers can avoid quarantine by doing a COVID test prior to travel and on arrival. If both are negative and you’re vaccinated, there is no quarantine requirement. All visitors must apply for pre-travel authorization from the Ministry of Health website.
If you got your vaccine more than 2 weeks ago, testing requirements are waived. Health screening at the airport applies to everyone, regardless of vaccination status. Info here.
There are movement and curfew restrictions, but you can visit without testing requirements if you’re vaccinated.
If you can get the EU Digital Covid Certificate, that’s sufficient for travel. If not, bring proof of a negative PCR test.
Skip quarantine requirements if you’re vaccinated, but you still need a test prior to travel. Info here.
Bypass quarantine when visiting Ireland if you have proof of vaccination. You may need enrollment in the EU Digital Covid Certificate as proof of vaccination.
Only vaccinated visitors traveling with a group tour can enter. Bring a PCR test and submit to an antibody test on arrival.
Skip quarantine requirements if you’re vaccinated and have a negative Covid test. Info here.
Non-vaccinated visitors must stay within the resorts bubble. While both groups need a pre-departure approval & pre-departure Covid test, vaccinated visitors have the option of going outside the resorts bubble for other lodging/activities if they bring proof of vaccination and take another test on arrival. Info here.
Vaccinated visitors can avoid possible quarantine and mandatory on-arrival testing requirements. You must still do pre-departure testing and forms online. Info here.
No testing or quarantine restrictions if you’re vaccinated. Not vaccinated=can’t enter.
Avoid quarantine and tests with proof of vaccination. You will still have to ownload the CovidLebTrack app. Info here.
Testing and quarantine requirements are waived for vaccinated travelers. However, there are still interstate travel, dining, and public gathering restrictions for everyone. Info here.
Skip testing requirements if you have proof of vaccination.
Non-vaccinated visitors from the US cannot enter. Vaccinated visitors can.
Skip quarantine if you’re vaccinated. You also need to bring a negative test result before boarding.
There is still randomized testing and health checks on arrival, but official requirements are waived if you’re vaccinated.
If you finished vaccination more than a week ago, you can visit this small country in southern Europe without quarantine or testing requirements. Children under 5 have no requirements, but unvaccinated children over age 5 must do a test on arrival. Info here.
The US is on list A, which means vaccinated visitors don’t need to do pre-travel COVID testing. Info and the pre-travel forms are here.
Vaccinated visitors have no quarantine or specific hotel requirements. You must still have a pre-travel paperwork and receive a barcode on completion. Info here.
No testing requirements for those who have proof of vaccination, but the US is now a “high risk” area, so you would have to do a 14-day quarantine.
No quarantine requirements for vaccinated visitors. Info here.
Take a test before travel, then bring this and your proof of vaccination to avoid 7-day quarantine.
Bypass the country’s quarantine requirements with proof of vaccination. The final dose must have been at least 10 days ago. Children under 3 exempt from requirements, and ages 3-16 must bring a test result showing “negative” if they aren’t vaccinated. Info here.
If you’re vaccinated, you can enter with a pre-travel Covid test and skip quarantine. Those under 10 are exempt.
St. Kitts & Nevis
Non-vaccinated visitors cannot enter. Vaccinated visitors (and accompanying minors) have pre-travel paperwork to complete, plus pre-travel Covid testing. Self-isolate for 3 days, then take another test. If it’s negative, you’re free to enjoy your holiday.
Non-vaccinated visitors have hotel booking and movement restrictions. Vaccinated visitors are exempt from these restrictions but must still bring a negative PCR test. Info here.
St. Martin / St. Maarten
Everyone needs a negative Covid test and pre-travel paperwork to visit. Vaccinated visitors can skip the 7-day quarantine.
St. Vincent & The Grenadines
As a vaccinated visitor, you can apply before your trip to reduce the 14-day quarantine to 2 days. You must still do a test before travel and on arrival, plus spend your 2 days at a select list of hotels. Info here.
Only vaccinated visitors are allowed, as of August 1, 2021. You also must take a test before travel and have health insurance that covers Covid-related bills.
No testing or quarantine requirements for those who are vaccinated.
Skip the quarantine requirements if you’re vaccinated. Info here.
You can visit if you meet an exemption condition. Unless you’re a resident, have a student visa, or you have family in Spain, then the only exemption most Americans qualify for is “proof of vaccination”. Bring that with you and you can enter without testing or quarantine requirements. Most unvaccinated Americans won’t qualify for any of the other “exemption” reasons that would allow them to visit Spain. Info here.
Skip the testing and quarantine requirements if you’re vaccinated. There is still pre-travel paperwork to complete.
Thailand – Varies By Location
Plans are underway for a phased reopening. Vaccinated travelers can visit Phuket as of July 1. After that, Pattaya, Phang Nga, Koh Samui, Krabi, and the capital Bangkok plan to receive vaccinated visitors in October. This program will remove quarantine requirements for vaccinated visitors. You must apply for permission to visit (approval can take 2 weeks), have health insurance, and spend your first 14 days in country in an approved resort bubble before moving to another part of the country.
Trinidad & Tobago
Vaccinated visitors are allowed as of July 17, 2021. Bring a pre-travel negative test result & proof of vaccination to get in.
Vaccinated travelers can skip the hotel booking / quarantine requirements. Pre-travel testing is still required. Info here.
Vaccinated visitors can skip the pre-travel testing requirements. Everyone must still fill out this form prior to travel.
United Arab Emirates
The U.S. is not on their green list. All travelers must take a Covid test before departure. Non-vaccinated visitors will undergo 10 days of quarantine. Vaccinated visitors can skip this but will still need to take tests on days 4 and 8 of their time in the UAE. Info here.
Bring proof of vaccination, pre-travel negative test result, and do a test on day 2 after arrival.
Anyone can visit with pre-travel negative test results. However, only vaccinated visitors can visit the most popular sites (due to risks of crowds).
As more people begin to travel, vaccinated Americans can travel to a decent number of places without restrictions. I suspect the trend of eased restrictions for those who can prove they got vaccinated will continue. The list will grow in the coming weeks, as well. Some places waive quarantine restrictions or testing restrictions–even both. As more countries ease their border restrictions or when things change, we will update this list.